Mark Gagan graduated from East Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology in 2001 and a Master of Arts in Teaching in 2006. After teaching Elementary School in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools for seven years, he came to Corvian where he has taught fourth through seventh grades since 2014.
A proponent of experiential education, he is a graduate of the North Carolina Outward Bound School as well as the National Outdoor Leadership School. Additionally, Mark has worked with the Great Outdoors University of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation. Ascribing to the Outward Bound philosophy “to serve, to strive and not to yield,” he imbues in his students the motivation to realize their value and achieve their potential. He desires to have every student develop a lifelong love of learning.
An avid outdoorsman, Mark has rafted the Colorado River multiple times and backpacked and climbed in Colorado, Wyoming, and Guatemala. Residing in Huntersville, Mark enjoys hiking and being outside with his two children, Abigail, a High Schooler and Miles, a Middle Schooler.